Baca County CO Information


Baca County Subdivisions

Baca County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,634
Daytime Population: Workers 2,004
Daytime Population: Residents 1,581
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,585
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 3,552
Population in Familes 2,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $35,995
Average Household Income $51,662
Per Capita Income $23,357


Total Housing Units 2,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,136 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 483 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 619 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $81,236
Average Home Value $124,406


Total Households 1,619
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 997
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.57% -0.71%
Households -0.55% -0.71%
Families -0.61% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.8%


Baca County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baca County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 56 14th
Population Density # 59 9th
Diversity Index # 45 31st
Median Household Income # 56 14th
Per Capita Income # 50 23rd

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